Earlier today, the Deputy Minister of Lands and Natural Resources in charge of Mines together with his colleague deputy, joined Hon. Samuel A. Jinapor, Minister for Lands and Natural Resources to host the Switzerland Ambassador to Ghana.
During interactions, Hon. Samuel A. Jinapor, pointed that government is focused on fostering closer collaboration with the Swiss government to further strengthen bilateral relations.
Key among the areas for collaboration are; adaption of best responsible mining practices and afforestation.
The Hon. Minister further explained that, the preservation of Ghana’s forest cover is critical and government through the Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources is working to protect and manage the country’s natural resources as well as reduce the impact of deforestation on climate change.
His Excellency Phillipp Stalder, the Ambassador of Switzerland to Ghana said there is room for investment under the Paris Agreement in protection of the environment and mitigation against climate change. He pledged his support accordingly.
Ghana, through the Ministry will study the available literature and take the necessary steps in that regard.